Stephen Hunter

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Stephen Hunter is the author of fourteen novels, and a chief film critic at The Washington Post, where he won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Stephen Hunter Outline, outline, outline. I have to know where it's going and why before I commit to the long trek.Don't want to be struck for a plot twist at 3 a.m.…moreOutline, outline, outline. I have to know where it's going and why before I commit to the long trek.Don't want to be struck for a plot twist at 3 a.m. Only bad things can happen. Write on computer, a Dell, I think, use what used to be called WordPerfect and is now something else. Computer is dedicated, not connected to net so I don't go wandering off on Japanese porn sites in the middle of the afternoon.(less)
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Stephen Hunter When I read, I loved le Carre (cold war le Carre, that is), Ambler, many of the other Brits, Chandler, Connelley, the great Richard Condon, Lee…moreWhen I read, I loved le Carre (cold war le Carre, that is), Ambler, many of the other Brits, Chandler, Connelley, the great Richard Condon, Lee Childs, and of course Thomas Harris. I read lots of stuff called "literary" as well, from Updike to Fowles to the US Greats (esp. Faulkner and Hemingway), Mailer, Malamud, all the post-war guys, loved "The Young Lions," loved "The Caine Mutiny," loved "Run Silent, Run Deep," loved "The Naked and the Dead," loved loved loved "Catch-22."(less)
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“You’re a genius,” she said. “Hardly,” he said. “I just show up and pay attention.”
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“The worst moment was always taps. It didn’t matter if the bugler played it well or poorly, in tune or out; there was something in the mournful ache of the music, and how it spoke of men dying before their time for something they only vaguely understood and being only vaguely appreciated by the people on whose behalf they died, that made it hurt so much.”
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“As I said, the good die young, and the motherfuckers go on forever, pardon my French.”
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